March 8, 1909
Prof. Edwin Markham,
West New Brighton, N.Y.
I think I wrote you that owing to the technical point raised by Dr. Long, which through out the proposed new Constitution, adopted at New York last year, it was decided best...
Dear Friend :
I wish to inform the readers of "Upton Sinclair's" concerning "Jimmie Higgins".
Last spring it appeared that the war was going to last a long time, 'and that "Jimmie Higgins" would have to stand...
March 1, 1918.
Edwin Markham, Esq.,
92 Waters Avenue,
West New Brighton, S.I. N.Y.
My dear Master:
Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the Law. Very many thanks for the charming poem received this morning. I should not dream of shortening it....
Dear Mr. Markham,
Mr. Kirkpatrick writes me that Thursday is even more convenient for him than Saturday.
So we shall both come Thursday evening, 6 or 6.30, unless we hear from you to the contrary.
Agricultural and Industrial Labor Relief (New York, N.Y.)
Sept. 2, 1918.
Mr. Edwin Markham,
92 Waters Ave.,
West New Brighton, New York.
Dear Mr. Markham:
I take pleasure in enclosing herewith the First Annual Report of the Agricultural and Industrial Labor Relief. This report, as you will note, covers 14...
Erie Canal; New York (State); Enlargement; Canal Bill; Loco Foco; Pamphlet
Page 16 of a sixteen page pamphlet on the Enlargement of the Erie Canal. In 1851, controversy arose regarding the enlargement of the canal. This shows excerpts from various New York newspapers voicing protest against the project to enlarge the Erie...
James writes to his mother that contrary to the advice of Vincent "Jimmy" Sheean, he has decided to enlist to fight. He also asked Ernest Hemingway for advice; he thought it was a noble idea, but a personal one. James includes on page two his...
Four-page letter from Lysander Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] to Gerrit Smith dated December 21, 1860, discussing an extradition case in Toronto, Canada [involving slave John Anderson]. Letter includes an undated newspaper clipping entitled "The...
Coffin, John,1756-1838; Campbell, George, 1736-1799; Perkins, Sergeant; Atwood, Isaac, Captain; Livingston, John William, Captain; Chapman, Thomas, Captain; Campbell, Dougall, Lieutenant; Great Britain. Army; Courts-martial and courts of...
Drafts of Major John Coffins statements in reply to the defense of Lieutenant-Colonel George Campbell at Campbells court martial. The first draft (eleven pages, numbered as 5,  leaves) is addressed to ""Mr. President & Gentlemen of the Board,""...